There have been numerous characters in fiction with the ability to generate enormous amounts of power, from Storm to Thor.
Anime, like its Western counterparts, has its fair share of electrically-inclined characters who can be used for good or evil, or even something in between.
So who are these ethereal characters, anyway?
Check out some of the most recognizable anime characters below, including a yellow creature with a lightning-shaped tail and a teenage assassin on a skateboard.
10. Denki Kaminari
My Hero Academia is a popular anime show.
Denki Kaminari, a.k.a. Chargebolt, is an outgoing classmate who always has a smile on her face.
Even if you have a temper like Bakugo, he will like your company.
Denki’s scholastic results aren’t stellar, but you’ll be impressed by his knowledge of art and literature.
Furthermore, he has no ulterior motives for his impulsive or unfavorable behaviors.
However, if somebody makes fun of Denki’s classmates, he will step up and defend them.
When his peers are nearby, he may be more fearful in combat since he doesn’t want his Quirk to harm them.
The Electrification of Denki has the ability to severely cripple anyone who dares to touch him.
And if Denki wishes, he may unleash a massive burst of lightning that travels through the air and ensnares everyone in its path.
He’s capable of nearly a million volts of power, but he’ll end up chuckling nonstop for approximately an hour because of the irony.
9. Ash’s Pikachu
The Pokémon Anime
As far as fuzzy creatures go, Ash’s Pikachu is the only one to make the cut.
After being on the air since 1997, Pikachu has become one of the most well-known and beloved anime characters of all time.
Thunderbolt and Thunder Shock are two of Pikachu’s most well-known electric attacks.
He has excellent mobility, powerful physical attacks (considering his size), and the ability to command other Pokémon if Ash is absent.
Fans love Pikachu for more than just his fighting prowess; they love him because of his warm demeanor and the fact that he and Ash have been through so much together, defeating countless trainers while also learning from their mistakes.
It’s no secret that Ash and Pikachu are inseparable.
With Pokémon around, the phenomenon will only grow.
It’s One Piece!
In the face of the God of Skypiea, what can you possibly do?
He may not be a deity, but Enel isn’t an actual deity.
Because he believes he is a god, his fanatical followers are referred to as “God’s Army.”
After receiving lightning powers from the Goro Goro no Mi, he is in fact a 9-foot-tall guy from Birka.
Enel was able to control lightning with the help of this devil fruit:
He is capable of unleashing a bolt of lightning with a voltage of 200,000,000 volts. That’s a lot, but he needs it as the God of Skypiea, so he’ll take it.
Enel also has the ability to transform into lightning, which has an unfathomable rate of speed and damage.
He’s a hedonistic and conceited despot who was put in Luffy’s path for a reason.
The MC’s rubber body was the perfect countermeasure to Enel’s invincibility.
7. Makoto Kino
Sailor Moon: The Movie
The Spice Girls and Backstreet Boys swept the nation in the 1990s.
Like anime enthusiasts, they had their own female band. The Sailor Guardians, one of whom is Sailor Jupiter, were involved in this incident.
A delinquent by the name of Makoto Kino, she was the group’s tallest and most physically developed member.
But she was a typical high school student:
Makoto’s interests were gardening, baking, reading romance, and the color pink, all of which are typically associated with femininity.
Her independence is also something to be admired.
Yes, a horrible event compelled her to grow in her independence. In any case, it’s heartwarming to watch her return the safety and affection that life took away from her when she was so young.
Jupiter Thunder Hurricane and Supreme Thunder may be cast by Sailor Jupiter with the help of her Thunder and Lightning Antenna, which she wears in her tiara.
6. Ginji Amano
Even if the anime wasn’t an accurate representation of the manga, Ginji and Ban’s GetBackers are still a lot of fun.
For many years, Ginji was referred to as “The Lightning Emperor” for his role as leader of VOLTS in Infinity Fortress. Because no one dared to question him, he was able to keep his position uncontested.
Then again, that’s all in the past.
As Ban’s best friend and coworker, Ginji has adopted a more upbeat and happy demeanor, despite his humorous lack of direction.
Whence came his moniker of Lightning Emperor?
When it comes to lightning, Ginji has access to the same terrifying power that engulfs the Fortress of Infinity.
He can generate lightning bolts with ease, and he can even use electromagnetic waves to influence the minds of others.
It’s a good thing that he’s now on the side of justice, given his powers.
5. Killua Zoldyck
Hunter × Hunter
The character of Killua Zoldyck, even if you’ve only seen the 1999 version of Hunter x Hunter, is outstanding.
Of course, it’s impossible for him to be unloved.
As well as descended from a notorious assassin family, Killua is a Hunter and Gon Freecs’ best buddy.
Young, but with the lethal instincts of an older and more experienced individual—and with a custom-made yo-yo as his weapon. He’s got what it takes.
Because of his hard training, he is incredibly competent.
Killua’s Nen transformation bears the appearance of electricity because of this.
To deal with the trauma he felt at the hands of his family, he developed the Whirlwind and the Speed of Lightning abilities, which allowed him to increase his reaction time and overall physical strength through the use of electric aura.
His training had left him with an inability to behave in an adult manner.
Killua grew in humility and compassion as a result of Gon’s guidance, especially toward his dearest and first genuine buddy.
4. Sasuke Uchiha
Naruto the Movie
In anime, the rivalry and friendship between Sasuke Uchiha and Naruto Uzumaki is one of the best-known.
Anime viewers in the 2000s were enthralled by his lust for power and desire to assassinate his own brother (after Itachi slaughtered the rest of his family).
It was a complete surprise to everyone that he would side with Orochimaru and the Akatsuki in order to achieve his aim.
Obviously, things have improved since then.
Despite his absence from Konoha, Sasuke is happily married to Sakura and doing his best to raise Sarada as a good parent.
His superhuman abilities, on the other hand, remain unaltered.
With his lightning release, you can’t deny that Sasuke is an expert.
Chidori was given to him by Kakashi and he developed ninjutsu, such as Chidori Current and Chidori Senbon, based on this technique.
Finally, he can use Lightning Release to accelerate his speed and amplify the sharpness of the Sword of Kusanagi.
Anime: Darker than Black
However, even if the show does not get a third season, Hei remains one of my favorites.
Fans of the show have dubbed Hei the “Chinese electric Batman” for comic relief.
Because he acquired his power from his younger sister Bai, he is not paid like the other contractors.
His ability to manipulate electricity and release it through conductive surfaces makes him the Black Reaper or BK-201.
Using a knife and metal wire, Hei is able to extend the range of his power significantly. Hei’s trench coat is similarly bulletproof and conductive.
But he’s in this position because of his long battles and his route to atonement. he’s in this position.
Hei is unsure of who he is, yet he refuses to give up.
Because of his relationship with Yin, he was looking forward to the future (and no one really knows what’s going on). In addition, he must deal with his history and stay alive in the face of all the threats he faces.
Not every battle is won by BK-201.
After he lost Yin, he spiraled into a life of drinking, misery, and aggression.
However, the second season revealed that there is always a possibility for a second opportunity.
2. Kakashi Hatake
Chidori may have been further improved by Sasuke, but I prefer Kakashi’s character.
To say Kakashi’s life is difficult is an understatement:
His mother died while he was a child, and his father took his own life when he was an adult. He was a potential ninja, but others found it difficult to work with him because of his rigid commitment to the rules.
Even worse, the deaths of both of his teammates (Obito and Rin) left him feeling responsible and isolated as an adult.
Kakashi’s mental state improved gradually thanks to the efforts of Sasuke, Naruto, and Sakura.
He had a profound impact on both their personal and professional development.
Konoha can always rely on Kakashi’s support no matter how isolated he is.
As a result, he’s a formidable military thinker, military leader, and a soldier.
He can use Chidori, Lightning Release, and Purple Electricity, a powerful technique he devised while serving as the Sixth Hokage, using Lightning Release (among other natural changes).
Among his many accomplishments, Naruto characters and fans alike will remember Kakashi as the charismatic captain (and mentor) of Team 7.
1. Mikoto Misaka
In A Certain Scientific Railgun, an anime series
It’s Misaka Mikoto, MC of Toaru Kagaku no Railgun, who takes the top honors as the “One True Biri-Biri”.
This esper’s lightning might is unmatched among Academy City’s Electomasters.
Mikoto is capable of increasing its voltage to one billion, which is five times greater than Enel’s highest capability.
The sheer volume of work she has done makes her the clear winner on this list.
Mikoto, on the other hand, is a really appealing MC.
Aside from the fact that she’s an expert at turning even small metal objects into deadly projectiles, I’m a fan of her use of coins in her Railgun.
Mikoto, on the other hand, is a fiery tsundere who can be immature and insecure (especially if it’s about her breast size) despite her reputation as a sophisticated young lady.
Gekota, the frog mascot, is one of her favorite things.
Finally, Mikoto maintains her humility despite her outstanding talents.
She is a hard-working person who has no issue making friends with people from all walks of life.